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Reclaiming contaminated land through biodiversity.

Published online: 16 Sep 2020

Authors: Cadotte, M.

Content type: Blog

This paper focuses on the negative effects of land degradation on the sustainability, biodiversity and global ecosystem functioning and in reducing th...

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Special Profile: Functional diversity.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Cadotte, M. W.

Content type: Journal issue

This special issue includes six papers that examine how management activities or policy could benefit from consideration of the functional contributio...

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Beyond species: functional diversity and the maintenance of ecological processes and services.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Cadotte, M. W. & Carscadden, K. & Mirotchnick, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The goal of conservation and restoration activities is to maintain biological diversity and the ecosystem services that this diversity provides. These...

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Special Profile: Challenges and prospects for applied ecology in China.

Published online: 03 Jun 2009

Authors: Memmott, J. & Milner-Gulland, E. J. & Hulme, P. & Thirgood, S. & Cadotte, M.

Content type: Journal issue

This special section includes six papers entitled: (1) Price of prosperity: economic development and biological conservation in China; (2) Grazers on ...

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The list of vascular plants for the city of Toronto.

Published online: 16 May 2021

Authors: Cadotte, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Urban areas have become epicentres for applied ecological and conservation research and policy. Yet, most urban areas have surprisingly little consoli...

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Invasion theory as a management tool for increasing native biodiversity in urban ecosystems.

Published online: 17 Dec 2021

Authors: Cadotte, M. W. & Potgieter, L. J. & Wang ChihJulie & MacIvor, J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Human activity has altered ecosystems in some places to a point where traditional restoration, ecosystem management and conservation interventions mig...

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Plant diversity enhances the reclamation of degraded lands by stimulating plant-soil feedbacks.

Published online: 24 Nov 2020

Authors: Jia Pu & Liang JieLiang & Yang ShengXiang & Zhang ShengChang & Liu Jun & Liang ZhiWei & Li FengMei & Zeng QingWei & Fang Zhou & Liao Bin & Shu WenSheng & Cadotte, M. W. & Li JinTian

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Despite a rich history of theoretical and empirical work showing that increasing biodiversity results in higher ecosystem function, this research has ...

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Fire variability, as well as frequency, can explain coexistence between seeder and resprouter life histories.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Tucker, C. M. & Cadotte, M. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Studies in fire-prone Mediterranean ecosystems have repeatedly shown that the mean values of fire regimes (particularly frequency, but also size and i...

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Diverse marsh plant communities are more consistently productive across a range of different environmental conditions through functional complementarity.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Steudel, B. & Hautier, Y. & Hector, A. & Kessler, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding the influence of biodiversity on ecosystem functionality is crucial in modern ecosystem management, especially with regard to the resist...

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Effectively integrating experiments into conservation practice.

Published online: 02 Jul 2021

Authors: Ockendon, N. & Amano, T. & Cadotte, M. & Downey, H. & Hancock, M. H. & Thornton, A. & Tinsley-Marshall, P. & Sutherland, W. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Making effective decisions in conservation requires a broad and robust evidence base describing the likely outcomes of potential actions to draw on. S...

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